This true-color <a HREF="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer</a> (MODIS) image from May 23, 2002, shows a spectacular, clear view of California (left) and Nevada (right). The central basin area of California is a major agricultural region, including its famous wineries. Although California is clearly greening up with the advancing season, snow remains on the Sierra Nevada Mountain Ranges in the eastern portion of the state. Sensor: Terra/MODIS. Data Start Date: 5/23/02. Data End Date: 5/23/02.